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Box 631

 Container

Contains 18 Collections and/or Records:

Letter

 Item — Box: 631
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 6 May 1848 to Mssrs. Mason and Lawrence, Boston, regarding cotton sales.
Dates: 1848 May 6

Letter

 Item — Box: 631
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 9 July 1862, to S. Price Edwards, Collector of Customs at Liverpool, regarding a gunboat (C.S.S. Alabama) being built in the yard of Mssrs. Laird. Holograph copy.
Dates: 1862 July 9

Letter

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a typescript copy of an informal letter written by C.W. Duke in Smith County, Texas, to Mr. D.W. Walkley, describing life in Texas. In the letter he tells how easy the land is to plow and hoe and that he averages about a bale of cotton for every two acres of land.
Dates: 1870 April 20

Letter

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a letter dated 22 March 1880 written by Grayson from Demopolis, Alabama, to Belmont Perry in Woodbury, New Jersey, enclosing the autograph (not extant) of Grayson's father, John Breckenridge Grayson.
Dates: 1880 March 22

Deed

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a conveyance of land, dated 30 August 1832, in Montgomery, Alabama, by Moses Green and Joseph D. Hopper to George Whitman.
Dates: 1832 August 30

Letters

 File — Box: 631, Folder: data_value_missing_97572a784963350f6b22c2465eb86012
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains business letters written to Addin Lewis in New Haven, Connecticut, by Hall in Mobile, Alabama, 10 March and 15 April 1837 and 17 August 1840.
Dates: 1837, 1840

Letters

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of letters written to Mary Hallowell of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from various government officials in Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, regarding her request for help for "refugees" from Tennessee during and immediately after the Civil War. These refugees were Tennessee residents who had remained loyal to the Union during and who had moved farther north during the War.
Dates: 1864-1865

Letter

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a letter written to the U.S. House of Representatives at the beginning of Handley's term as a member of the House, and contains biographical material and information about his election to the House.
Dates: 1871 March 8

Papers

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a petition to Alabama Governor Clement Comer Clay from the citizens of Morgan County, Alabama, on behalf of Archimedes Hank, to repeal or reduce penalty for forfeiture of bond for failure to appear in court; Hank had been arrested for selling a pint of whiskey to an unnamed slave. It also includes letters to Governor Clay regarding Hank.
Dates: 1836

Letter

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a letter written to the United States Centennial Commission in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Haralson requesting an additional invitation for his wife to attend the opening of the "international exhibition." The Centennial Commission organized the Centennial International Exhibition of Industry, which opened on 10 May 1876, with an attendance of over 150,000 people, including U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant, members of Congress, Supreme Court justices and foreign...
Dates: 1876 April 27

Lien

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a typescript copy of a crop lien for $50 against the crop John G. Hardin will harvest on a plantation in Elmore County, Alabama, owned by B.S. Walkley.
Dates: 1875 July 19

Letters

 File — Box: 631, Folder: 646.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains three letters from Harrison to his father and brother.
Dates: 1822-1847

Letter

 File — Box: 631, Folder: 647.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a letter dated 31 March 1796, written by Hoskins from Bordeaux, France, to James Swan in America, soliciting Swan's patronage as he sets up his commission agency in France.
Dates: 1796 March 31

Paper

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a paper, a reminiscence of the first sixty years of coeducation at the University of Alabama by a Dean of Women.
Dates: circa 1953

Letter

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a letter, dated 3 February 1837, from William C. Hayne, of Charleston, South Carolina, to Lewis Bristol in New Haven, Connecticut, discussing immigrating to Alabama.
Dates: 1837 February 3

Papers

 File — Box: 631
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains notes that were written by Charles Hays and two copies of a letter that was titled "Temper of the South" from 1874.
Dates: after 1834

Letters

 File — Box: 631, Folder: 21

Letters

 File — Box: 631, Folder: 645.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains six letters to Harrison, a member of the Tuscaloosa women's literary society, the Kettledrum. Some of the letters relate to Harrison's book of poetry. Correspondents include Martha Young and Augusta Evans Wilson.
Dates: 1895-1903